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FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
the affordable care act. >> white house officials say president obama and the white house will be selling different aspects. like you can keep your kids on their insurance until they're 26 years old. you can't be discriminated against for preexisting conditions. things like that, they will sell one a day for december 23rd, for the next three weeks. back to you. adam: rich edson, thank you very much. lori: well you remember edward snowden? so after he looked potentially the most sensitive material in u.s. history, well, many people all across the world rushed to insure their mobile security. our next guest, cofounder and ceo of the security app, wicker, develop ad way for millions to encrypt the most private cell phone interactions, all kinds of data. guess what, it is free. welcome to our show. how are you doing? >> hi, lori, thanks for having me away. lori: your motto is halfway between snap chat and snowden. what do you mean by that. >> i don't know if that is our motto but those are two hot markets or tornadoes we're snuck in the -- stuck in the middle of now. snap chat is my c
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
let's everybody speak, but you keep commentating. what i need to say is the reason why there is so much turmoil in these are is because republicans and white folks who ro, a that obama is a neg black person, and black people are israelites from israel. do you think it is a racial issue? why people do not like black people. i do not know why the white folks are so scared. he will not do nothing for us. he needs to pass just like you all do. that is all i've got to say. if you want to talk about racial politics right now with this white house. has --this white house president obama has walked a pretty fine line between being the first african-american president of this country, and a president for all americans, which is what he has said he is. he is often asked by the congressional black caucus, by african-american supporters, fore is your agenda african-american communities in the country, where is your urban policy, where is helping black people. he said his pulses are supposed to help all people. the economy is a central issue and improving it improves everybody's lives. a frustr
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
train. again, the rain continues to come down. in about ten minutes or so president obama will address the crowd. you'll want to stay with us. news 4 is going to carry it live. that's a scene from the ellipse, mark segraves, news 4. >> we'll keep it there, thank you. >>> positive signs for our economy tonight. the country's job market is getting stronger. the nation's unemployment fell to 7% in november. the lowest level we have seen in five years. analysts say it's because of a surprising boost in payrolls. employers added 203,000 jobs last month. it's about 20,000 more jobs than analysts were expecting. the economy added jobs for four straight months. >> that news sent the stock market soaring today. the dow closing 198 points higher, over the 16,000 mark. there were concerns it fed would take action on bond purchases which kept interest rates low and supported the stock market. >>> the d.c. police chief faced the media with several officers under investigation. what we learned about an officer accused of taking nude pictures of a 15-year-old girl. >>> two men wanted for a home invas
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
. is that true? >> sounds a little bit like a promise obama made, if you like your job you can keep it that is what he is saying. what happens the people who need the job most, single mothers who don't have a lot of skills, building up work skills to go on and do something better, they will drop them, fire them, replace them with machines and replace them with better workers. the people who get hurt most by minimum wage increase are poorest people who need the skills the most to build up and do something better. >> christian what about that argument? you're seeing at restaurants around the country where they're doing automated check yacht, get the check at table. went into walgreens and swipe yourself out. so if you force people to pay $15 an hour, there is going to be fewer o available because you know what, i can buy a machine to do that? >> melissa, you hit the nail on head. we've seen levels of automation in recessions where minimum wage quite low. that happens no matter what. businesses innovate no matter what. raising minimum wage is matter of valuing work. our determining whe
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
haven't been losing it to republicans. former president clinton who memorably said president obama should honor the commitment he made that americans would be able to keep their existing health plans did his best to shrink whatever perceived distance that comment caused between himself and the president. >> is it because you are setting the way for mrs. clinton to run and second, are the problems with obama care limited to the website? >> the answer to the first question is no. first of all, i said nothing about this. not one word until the president himself spoke. i was trying to be supportive of it. i don't think you can find anybody in america who worked harder for reelection or supporting this bill or went out of his way to explain the bill to the american people more than i did. >> more democrats are trying to get on the same page and more republicans will be forced to depend not on stumbles, but a message of their own and they lock like they are struggling on that front if they don't have stumbles to lean on. they are taking a page out of the playbook. tax senate democrats ar
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 1:00am PST
president obama created -- he created 1.8 million jobs, 75% of those, part time. >> you keep saying he created those jobs. i keep saying his job creation started when he issued the stimulus. >> but the stimulus was a total bust on jobs and they even admit that. >> it was a total boss when we inherited 700 a month from the bush administration. >> what has he been able to accomplish when he was in office? >> he has to personal responsibility. >> but the stimulus dollars, the government statistics. >> it keeps us from a depression. >> the real wealth gap is in d.c. d.c. versus the rest of the united states. the wealth gap is so large michael moore could waddle through it. >> the administration wants to take credit for the stock market but not the income inequality that has gotten worse under his administration. >> how is that, bob? >> income inequality has been growing for 20 years. it's not any one president's fault. >> the fact of the matter is, yes, it's gotten worse and moves on to the next person. >> do you realize how ridiculous that is. >> 500%. >> you're so worried about the 1%
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
walk around spraying aerosol cans all day long just to keep up with his carbon footprint. john: you are an independent voting for republicans and democrats but that makes him very unusual.@ overwhelmingly days of four liberal democrats and obama certainly and that led to another pledge. >> to be of service to barack obama. >> i pledged to be of rvice to our presidents. >> and all mankind. together became and. john: dunne guess we can campaign. my book is titled "no they can't." i have a problem they say yes we can meaning individuals but president and obama of the means government and that is a dangerous idea. and you are not allowed to say things like that in hollywood. >> not allowed to disagree with hollywood. it is mind-boggling that things that come out of people's mouths they pushing employers did everything they push for does not have the fact on them. i have called with the big names i say you can afford to be a socialist u are worth $100 billion. john: you said that? [laughter] to george clooney. >> he says raise taxes. >> to drive a toyota petraeus to the ms -- jemmies but
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
is found strongly across the board that obama care is not the answer. >> and yet, there are national polls that suggest right now with the cbs one, suggest that a small plurality 48 percent say they want to keep the law with changes. it does need changes americans think. 48% versus 43% who say should be repealed. is it possible that the republicans are reading the polls and thinking what can we do around the margins. >> it is possible. that may be why they are holding the administrationy foot to the fire. they are seeing the constituents hurt and thinking they can fix. it but the reality in the board and what we so soon is the next issue of people losing the doctors, some of the problems can't be fixed. it is such a vast law, and what it is a train wreck where it copes going down the path no matter what you try it can't get fixed. it is not wise to jump and try to repair if you don't believe it can be fixed and the problems with the website that are continuuously happening and just beginning, it doesn't spell fix. that is the first part of the law. it is difficult to so how they will
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
veterans. why can't you put something in place to stop that? and my comment is everybody is keep talking about president obama, they're blaming president obama for this and that, but the one thing that they have to remember, everybody has to remember that he can't do it alone. he can't do anything by himself. thank you, and i'll hear your comment. >> guest: well, certainly on your last point, that's right. i think that there has to be a bipartisan solution to our budget problems. one of the things that -- a positive aspect about the budget deal that seems to be developing, small though it is, is that it would be an instance in which the democrats and the republicans have agreed on on something and that the white house presumably is okay with. so it may be a short deal, but at least it would be something that had bipartisan support. on the food stamp question, you know, i think that food stamp costs, you know, went up with the economy. when the economy went down, you know, that raises food stamp expenditures because more people need the assistance. some of that is coming down, but there's
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
is obama care. all the while obamacare is crumbling. what we are seeing is people just are shocked first of all that they can't keep their plan that they were promised that they could. they are shocked at the premium increases. wait until the deductibles start to hit in january. so we have got a very serious situation. those of us in the house believe much, much better prospects for patient-centered plan. >> do you talk to him at all? >> i have talked to the president, and, again, i don't have a great opportunity to do so because the president really doesn't engage on capitol hill. that's part of the problem. and it's not that way with all those in the white house. in fact, i have had a great relationship with the vice president. i'm able to bounce ideas off of him. but, unfortunately, somehow the communication doesn't always happen with the president. >> why? i mean, supposedly, you would think work together, he would call you, you would call him. >> i mean at this point, perhaps maybe he will begin to want to do that, to solve problems because if we can set our differences aside
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2013 9:30am EST
-- capitalism. senator, president obama promised to not let detroit go bankrupt. he may have been talking about the auto industry or the city, but did the president lie? >> he's given a lot of promises. he promised we could keep our doctor if we liked them also. there have been a lot of things the president hasn't come through with. i think this is one of them and i think this is the difference between democrats and republicans. democrats are promising you something but not coming through. republicans are promising a real solution. this is also, we have had 50 years of trying government stimulus and it hasn't worked. now we're going to try a free market stimulus where the money gets in the hands of the businesses that can use it successfully to create jobs. >> let's turn the topic to race. let's be honest, senator, the republicannor the democrats have done much to help african-americans get a job. five years of obama policies have led to high elevated unemployment in the black community and frankly the republicans are perceived as not caring about minorities. what's your plan? >> the repu
CBS
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am PST
morning. a little rain or a lot of rain is not going to keep people away today. there was the official ceremony, of course, which president obama spoke and other world leaders and now the president of south africa. there were other unofficial ceremonies and the people were determined to be part of a little rain or a lot of rain. it's not going to keep it away. they formed at venues like this one. parade around the country set up as people gather. it's part of the acceptability of this man and the ceremony that was put together. nelson mandela was famous for leading the liberation struggle here, but also, perhaps even more for bringing the country together after the end of the apartheid. the country was very, very determined to come together to see him off. gayle, charlie, norah. >> thank you. a major snowstorm is hitting the region this morning. up to six inches of snow could fall. winter storm warnings and advisories posted for new york, boston, philadelphia and washington. nancy cordes is in washington where the town is shutting down. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. w
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:30am EST
analysts misjudged assad's staying power with? in august 2011, president obama said he must step aside. why do you think that happened, because that may have attempted to some of the problems we have had on syria policy? >> they completely misread iran and russia's commitment to keeping assad in power. when you have intelligence providers to assad, the leverage that gave him and staying power was limited. i think both of those were not factored in. if you look at it from recent history lesson here, when you look at what happened in libya, you can see all the formulations of why he was going to go quickly. they took that, plopped it over in serious and said it was going to be syria. you have the same elements happening in serious that you had in libya with that huge exception of this commitment of iran not to let it go, and the russians cannot let it go. they needed a warm water port and it was their last toehold in the middle east. they ramped up their ability to protect assad and to try to at least increase the ability of the syrian regular army forces, the military forces in a way th
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am EST
shots at republicans for opposing obama care. >> we've learned not to make wild promises about how perfectly smooth it's going to be at all times. do not let the initial problems with the website discourage you. we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up. whatever comes up, we're going to fix them. we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> those statements come after announcing just yesterday and again today that the administration had met their own self-imposed deadline of november 30th to have the website problems fixed. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry is at the white house tonight with our report. >> the bottom line is this law is working and will work into the future. >> reporter: a defiant president obama tried to change the narrative on his botched rollout claiming healthcare.gov is turning the corner and benefits are kicking in as he unveiled another sales pitch that republicans are still not buying. >> while the white house wants to claim that healthcare.gov is now working, we know obama care is still plagued with problems an
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >>> welcome back to "hannity," now democrats are trying to gloss over the botched rollout of obama care, and not to mention the lies that they told the american people. and now take a look at this ad put out by the committee. >> if you like your insurance plan you will keep it. no one will be able to take that away from it. >> hundreds of thousands of americans whose policies don't meet the new standards are being told that their health plans are being cancelled. >> about half of the 14 million people who buy insurance on their own are not going to be able to keep the policy that they had previously. >> that is what he campaigned for. >> if you like the insurance you have, you will be able to keep it. >> so we're going to be able to stick with our plan, the answer is yes. >> if you like it, you keep it. >> if you have your health insurance and you like it i want to be sure that whatever we do doesn't interfere with that. >> so now i'm being forced to choose from a bunch of new plans that i don't want to choose from, that are all more expensive. >> call it what it is, a broken healt
FOX News
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am PST
obama said if you like your health care plan. that was not true. he said if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. that isn't true either. what about your prescription medication? new details that show you may get to keep those either. >> this could cost patients with special condition, patients with special drugs, a lot of money, literally tens of thousands of dollars a year. bill: the people of the families of sandy hook and newtown, connecticut, asking the media for privacy this week as they mark one year since the massacre at sandy hook elementary there. >> we ask that you understand that each of us, each family, is unique in our own experiences following this tragedy and we each have our own voice and perspective. bill: the media's responded to that request and they say they will honor that request. there will not be any public memorials. families instead encouraging people to honor the victims with acts of kindness or volunteering. 20 children, most of them first-graders, six adults, many of them teachers, were all shot and killed inside the elementary school on the 14t
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
too much they're going to give us a refund? >> we have more reason to trust insurers than the obama administration. they're just trying to keep their heads down. >> now, instead of having an actual system making sure that the t's are crossed and is are dotted we're going on an honor system. insurers going to tell them this is how much taxpayer money i want. we're going cut checks. >> real area is in the size of the subsidies. that is where the true honor system is. there was a report issued today that says if the irs didn't have a system to check what your income is, and that is going to incentivize a lot of americans to say i didn't make that much money this year, give me a bigger check. that is where fraud is >> my head is switching just in this segment. thank you for being here. before this news broke, the president attempted to hit the reset button on his health care law. the law works. really? how does it work exactly if there is no mechanism for payment for coverage? you heard him go out there and defend the law in familiar ways. he did it when the approval rating hit a record
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
15, 20 minutes. everybody else get up there and speak.rybody but you keep comment tating. don't nobody get a chance to call in. >> all yours, don, go ahead. this -- so n why much turmoil up there in ashington is because these republicans and these white folks think that obama is a negro, a black person which and americanfrican black people are israelites from israel. is -- ma >> we had this subject come up before. do you think it's a racial issue? obama don't -- obama don't -- just like the white people, on't like black okay. so i don't know why the white folks so scared. he ain't going to do nothing for us. because he -- you know, he hate us just like y'all do. got to say.l i >> scott wilson, if you want to talk about racial politics right with this -- with this white house? know, this white house has -- president obama has tried -- alk a fine line between between being the first african-american president of and the president for all americans at which is what he has said he is. he is often asked by the caucus, by l black african-american supporters for is your agenda african-
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
the arc of the moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep him in peace. >> you've been listening to president obama speaking about the passing of nelson mandela. president obama clearly says he drew inspiration from mandela and one of the first things he did was to protest against apartheid to make a political statement many, many years ago. talking about some of the things that have stayed with him, what he will miss the most and talking about how nelson mandela really belongs to the ages. meant so much to -- he meant so much to so many. >> we're back right after this. >>> if you ride metro, get ready to reach a little deeper in your pocket next year. the transit agency unveiled a slew of new fare possibilities and of them mean you will pay more. debra alfarone breaks it down for us. >> bottom line, it's going to cost you more of this to ride metro's trains and buses, but how much remains a question. >> i think if fare goes up, you're going to see people start taking cabs and stuff. >> but metro is betting against that. today general manager richard sar
CNN
Dec 10, 2013 11:00am PST
pumping up the crowd ahead of president obama's remarks. >> i am not a saint, he said, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. that was precisely because he could admit to imperfection, because he could be so full of good humor, even mischief, despite the heavy burdens he carried that we loved him so. he was a man of flesh and blood, a son and a husband, a father and a friend. and that's why we learned so much from him, and that's why we can learn from him still. for nothing he achieved was inevitable. in the arc of his life, we see a man who earned his place in history through struggle and shrewdness and persistence and faith. he tells us what is possible not just in the pages of history books but in our own lives as well. mandela showed us the power of action, of taking risks on behalf of our ideals. perhaps mandela was right that he inherited a proud rebelliousness, a stubborn sense of fairness from his father, and we know he shared with millions of black and colored south africans the anger born of a thousand slights, a thousand indignities, a thousand unr
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
and likely to go up. and then this promise that president obama laid out if you like your healthcare then you can keep it. he has established it's not a fully accurate promise. will it be established that it's not an accurate promise and in the market? >> it was said that the affordable care act is not a website. but if that is the front door to a big piece of policy doesn't it have to work for people to have confidence for the rest of it? >> they're saying now at least the user inter face for the most part has been fixed. they point to 80%. 80% of people who go through the website can go through the entire process and get coverage. you're right to ask what is success. point of view of success from the administration has changed. they said 7. million by the first year is success. now because of some of the problems you're seeing they're see something success is how well is the risk pool distributed? do you have enough young people to offset the others to make sure that premiums are balanced. bringing in enough young people in the program will really define whether or not the market i
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
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CNN
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
insurance plan, you can keep it. >> see, this was mr. transparent, this was i'm going to change washington, look at me, you can trust me. and that, to me, is pretty damaging to the obama brand, coupled with the fact this is all about new technology. he is supposed to be the geek technology, the guy who wins elections with the most brilliant underground campaign imaginable, and can't even run his own flag ship. >> i think the president has lost a lot of trust with the american people and a lot of confidence particularly within the business community. i think now he has to make sure he sets expectations and time lines that are realistic. >> is he too late? has he damaged the obama care long-term? >> i think the way it was rolled out will have effect on it. >> and let's watch what was said today about this. >> i think the current administration has taken lying to a new level. >> i mean, taking lying to a new level. when you're the president of the united states that is a pretty serious accusation. >> well, it is. but look, i think you also have to look at the politics of it, which
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
: growing across the country. >> keep your burgers keep your fries. >> all: make our wages supersize. >> reporter: president obama capitalizing on the sentiment. and changing the subject from health care. >> we know that people's frustrations run deeper than the most recent political battles. >> reporter: saying income inequality is one of the nation's greatest threats. >> it's rooted in the nagging sense that no matter how hard they work, the deck is stacked against them. >> reporter: as the economy rebounds -- >> last month, 203,000 new jobs were created. >> reporter: -- fears still run deep. more than 6 in 10 workers fear for losing their jobs. an have been left out of the rekoifrry. ricky grimes is a trash collector in rural virginia. >> i'm still making the same paycheck i made when i was 19 years old and i'm getting ready to be 34. and everything in the world has went up in price, but my pay stays the same. >> reporter: how much government can or should help the grimes family and others is at the heart of budget talks. from deep pro posed food stamp cuts in 2 farm bill to exten
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
out. >> that is really, really, really useful. we will keep our eyes that. dr. kavita patel from the brookings institution. thank you so much. >>> coming up, the senate has managed to achieve bipartisan consensus on one thing -- wrecking the historic intranuclear agreement the obama administration reached with iran. more on that ahead. out for drinks, eats. i have very well fitting dentures. i like to eat a lot of fruits. love them all. the seal i get with the super poligrip free keeps the seeds from getting up underneath. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. a lot of things going on in my life and the last thing i want to be thinking about is my dentures. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. >>> so, obama care. it's been a few months, long enough for many of you to have your very own experience with it. we've reported on the numbers, debunked or upheld the horror stories. we want to hear straight from you.
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
for our businesses and ultimately more jobs. >> the republicans are focusing on obama care. >> families who work hard and play by the rules deserve some basic choices, fairness and relief. that's why the house has passed legislation to delay the individual mandate for all americans and let you keep the plan you like. these proposals are among the dozens of jobs bill awaiting action in the democratic-run senate. >>> good news on the jobs front. 203,000 jobs were added in november, and the unemployment rate dropped to a five-year low of 7%. kristen welker, good saturday morning to you. what's the white house's take on the latest numbers? >> alex, good morning to you. the white house certainly touting the fact that the unemployment rate at its lowest level in five years. also highlighting the fact that a lot of this job growth, good jobs, manufacturing, education, construction. so they say that those are signs that the economy is moving in the right direction. at the same time, as you point out, the white house looking at those numbers and using them to argue that unemployment
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:30pm EST
craig whitlock. >> i would like to ask you about afghanistan. the obama administration thought they had fought the deal to keep the troops there 2014. that seems like it is falling apart. do you see any way of resolving this before the beginning of next year or will it stride on until afghanistan elects a new president? >> the deal has not fallen
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
obama and congress to curb online spying. tech giants taking out full page ads detailing their concerns. >>> the afghan currencies is falling. this after the u.s. and afghanistan working on that security agreement keeping the u.s. in afghanistan. causing food prices there to skyrocket. >> for more than 10 years the money market in kabul has done a rousing business. afghans making money honestly or otherwise traded on foreign exchange, now it's bisser than t be ever because of the local currency the afghani. the president of afghanistan has still refused to sign a security pact, keeping american troops in afghanistan through 2014. without that the afghan currency is expected to collapse. causing fear in the community. >> if it is not signed people will be panicked and it will affect the economy of the country. people are running away, people are disappointed and our business men are not investing. money dealers are worried because they cannot work confidently. >> as afghans panic, the afghani is devalued. prices are going up. it is at ordinary markets like this where regular afghans come
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
added about 30,000 jobs -- >> this month, this month, bob, under president obama, and these are also at the bls.gov, go right there. 75% of all the jobs president obama's created, he's created 1.5 million job, 75% of those, part time. >> you keep saying he created those jobs. i keep saying his job creation started when he issued the stimulus -- >> the obama recovery -- >> the fact is, we're -- >> they even admit that. >> from the bush administration? >> what has he been able to accomplish while he's in office? >> saved us from a depression. >> they've actually had -- the government statistic, bear that out -- >> they kept us from a depression. >> you know where the real wealth gap is, it's in d.c. that wealth gap is so large, michael moore could waddle through it. >> interesting thing the administration can take credit for the stock market but they don't want to take the blame for the income inequality he espouses. how is that, bob? >> income inequality has been growing for 20 years in this country. >> that was eric's point -- >> no, what, it's been growing for a long time. it's
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2013 2:00am EST
what than me but at the same time keep this in mind, the government -- and i blame the obama administration f this -- they have shut out successful private online companies like e health who have been working effectively for ten years. >> it's true that every company that starts out runs into problems, but listen to this anecdote. when jeff bezos was starting out, he had a guy in charge of phone calls, calling in, who said every call will be answered within a minute. in a meeting bezos tested that. that guy was gone within a year. not so in government. >> you would have six months of hearings whether that guy could be fired. we have to stop the administrative whitewash and the fog machine that's working overtime to spin that this is a great thing. here's the big problem, yeah, amazon processes 3 million a day. that's what we need, what the administration needs, to float health insurance. 3 million into the system. by next march meaning young adults. they have such a complicated back end. it's more complicated than a moon launch. they have to cross-check it with the irs. they
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
, quote, hostile acts. >>> president barack obama says he's keeping his options open when it comes to maintaining national security. we'll go live to washington where he just wrapped up a discussion about the middle east with israeli leaders. >>> and a singer with an all american look is trying to win the title of "arab's got talent." we're aig. and we're here. to help secure retirements and protect financial futures. to help communities recover and rebuild. for companies going from garage to global. on the ground, in the air, even into space. we repaid every dollar america lent us. and gave america back a profit. we're here to keep our promises. to help you realize a better tomorrow. from the families of aig, happy holidays. ♪ [ male announcer ] the parking lot helps by letting us know who's coming. the carts keep everyone on the right track. the power tools introduce themselves. all the bits and bulbs keep themselves stocked. and the doors even handle the checkout so we can work on that thing that's stuck in the thing. [ female announcer ] today, cisco is connecting the internet o
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
been on the minds of america right now, and they witnessed the utter disaster of a rollout of obama care. hishe gentle man knows, constituents as well as mine are faced with higher premiums. he has said to the american people they can keep their health care laws if they would like -- health care plans if they would like to. they have to figure out what kinds of plants are actually there for them. the administration claims the website is working just fine. we know the backend of that website is not working just fine. i am glad people are able to get on and see what is there. we don't really know how successful the sign-ups and enrollments are being. areo know most individuals facing higher premiums. those that have had to give up the plan are facing higher premiums and plants they don't necessarily choose, that they are forced to have because of the operation of this law. we need to focus on this issue. we voted on the alternative back in 2009. there was a planned the congressional budget office said ford reduce premium patients out there. we have not resolved this issue of health ca
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
practices to keep people from being taken advantage of in ways that had the potential to sink the american economy all over again. after president obama announced he liked the idea of that federal agency and he wanted that harvard professor to lead it, senate republicans said no, as they blocked her confirmation and nomination, really. they were against not just her but the very existence of the agency, consumer protection, itself, a regulating big business, when president obama grew convinced she conwhen confirmation, he nominated someone else instead, within she couldn't head up the agency that she conceived off of, she, instead, declaerd her senate in massachusetts. she decided to take the one of scott brown and bring back real genuine populism. she tried to bring that back to the united states senate. >> there is nobody in this country who got rich on his own, nobody. you built a factory out there, good for you. but i want to be close, you moved your gdz to market on the roads the rest of us paid for. you hired workers the rest of us paid to educate. you were safe if your factory becau
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 12:35am PST
filibuster, right? if you just keep talking, they can't throw you off. [ laughter ] truth, it is a real rule. he is protesting obama's health care law, and he's just rambling, saying anything, talking without stopping for 21 hours. after a while, seemed like he kind of ran out of things to say. these are real quotes, look at this. >> credit my father. he invented, this wasn't for the restaurant, but he did it anyway, he invented green eggs and ham. [ laughter ] some time ago i tweeted a speech that ashton kutcher gave. [ laughter ] number one, just as a consumer, i'm a big fan of eating white castle burgers. [ laughter ] i do not like them, sam, i am, i do not like green eggs and ham. [ laughter ] i wondered if at some point we would see a tall gentleman in a mechanical breathing apparatus come forward and say in a deep voice, "mike lee, i am your father." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: during his protest, cruz actually read from the book "green eggs and ham" by dr. seuss. [ laughter ] democrats were like, "when will this end?" while chris christie was like, "when do we get those eggs and ham?"
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
that president obama has said that if you are able to keep your health care plan you can do it. i think he is trying to fix that. i don't think that president clinton was trying to create distance for the next race. >> so you don't think it had anything to do with trying to keep hillary clinton out of the mix? >> i don't think so. they are very tied together. it is going to be hard to separate them. i don't think there was any distance that the president was trying to create. >> american hostage crisis playing out at the same time as the political shake up. kim john un now apparently trying to oust his uncle. and this case having an impact on the case of merrill new man who has been detained in north korea for six weeks now. >> i can understand that in u.s. and western countries there is misleading information and propaganda. well, governor, you know a lot about this and you have gone to north korea and been successful several times. where does this case stand? >> well, this is very, very flabbergasting and bizarre. this american korean war veteran, he is 85 years old. he has a he
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
people living at home and more people depending on government programs. under barack obama, who we all know is a big government advocate, there is an interest in keeping young people dependent on their parents and dependent on big government because the last thing they want is for young people to go in the real world and realize how much things actually cost, how many taxes they're paying and what it takes to be independent. >> what is the interest, the specific interest they have in making sure that young people don't know what it's like in the real world, that are comforted and sheltered by the government dole, by dollars, by checks, by benefits? why are they doing that? is the democratic party interested in increasing its registration? >> its registration. we all know young people typically vote for democrats until they get out in the real world and start pulling a paycheck. obamacare is a perfect example of why the land of adult children is happening. for example, you have president obama going out and saying k stay on their parents' health insurance until they're 26. last time
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 3:30pm PST
having lifetime limits on insurance, keeping your kids until they're 26. all of those things will just get better. the republican problem can't by fixed, which is that the only solution that they have offered is repeal of obama care. even if the polls that are the very worst for president obama, the american people want obama care to succeed. so the answer is to fix obama care. >> men don't need mammograms, by the way. that's part of the problem. >> i don't think anybody is offering that. it's required. >>> now, the back of it is still not fixed, a very contentious discussion today with the news media -- as the government tried to explain, they sort of have it fixed, here's wee it matters. there are a substantial numb bev the people who think they have insurance, but the companies can't identify who they are. the latest was you should check with your insurance company to see whether or not you're actually insured. >> four out of five times -- i hope you're not the latest victim here. >> i don't want to steal your thunder. >> the question is, who is actually doing things to fix it.
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:15am EST
keep our constitution. >> we have ed from spring hill, florida. >> hello. >> did you write the book? >> yes, that's interesting. people sometimes say, why did barack obama change his position. and i think that it changed he didn't trust george w. bush and i think when he became president, he felt differently about it and he trusted himself to use it wisely. or the president, i might not want to. but we don't have a chance of changing this as president, i don't know that we will ever have a chance. one thing he does say i don't care what people regional library, i only want to go after terrorists and nobody can really prove the abuses of his power. and number two i think that history shows us that there will be of use. and we have some of this noted documents. in this includes this as well. so i would like to think that i could remember the it is important to the that the constitution and i understand the difficult position. >> the next call for susan herman. margaret from florida, hello, and go ahead with your question or comment. >> hello. >> i'm so glad to hear you on this program
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
memory and keep him in peace. >> president obama speaking at the white house on the death of nelson mandela, the former president of south africa, dead at the age of 95. the president speaking about the road from prisoner to president and the peaceful transfer of power in south africa. here to tell us more, i want to joining john walcott, us from washington, d.c. tell us more about nelson mandela. you have interviewed him and spoken with him? >> i have, and it was a privilege. as the president said, it was a privilege for all of the thousands of people who met him. one of the most remarkable people i have ever met. i never had a chance to meet ghandi and others, but he is absolutely in that league. at a time our politicians here in the united states seem to ave trouble reaches across the aisle, this man reached across a chasm that seems almost unimaginable and brought the two sides that as a reporter in the 1980's i did not think was possible. >> can you describe your meeting? where was it, how long was it, and what was it like to be in the same room? >> it was in the 1990's in a vi
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
the arc of the moral universe towards justice. god bless his memory, and keep them in peace. president obama, reacting to the death of nelson mandela, who died today at the age of 95. of nelsontatue mandela, just outside of the south african embassy under reconstruction right now. there it is. for years, and doug will robinson used to lead protest against apartheid up there on massachusetts avenue, for years. and to have imagined then one day outside that embassy there would be a statue of nelson would be pretty much -- it would defy the imagination, i think. a remarkable man. when he ascended to the he led the fight for the reconciliation of the races in south africa. he and bishop desmond tutu as well, it is meant to to bringing to south africa the truth and reconciliation mission, the idea that we have to forgive if not forget. ande're going to get along have this nation at peace and harmony. iq 96, the south african parliament approved a new national constitution that included a new bill of rights, guaranteeing protections. south africans could never imagine such a thing
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
kicks, and try a field goal. but wait a minute, you see auburn. if you're for obama care, you've got to play like auburn. you've got to play every play, keep going. so here's what happened. alabama decides to try a field goal to win the dog gone thing. of course, overtime isn't an option for alabama. they're alabama. so this is what happens. the kid lines up, and they try a 57-yard field goal. oh, nellie, we are down to the wire here. this is going to be short off to the right a little bit, and what have we got? holy smokes, we've got a return by obama care. this is chris davis, he's a believer, he's got all those obama blockers out there. he's going to go all the way! it's going to work! it's going to work! look at obama care, it's going to work! they ain't giving up. 109 yards in jordan harris stadium, 87,000 fans loving every bit of it, and guess what, four times that many people went to the website and signed up today. you see that? liberals, democrats, progressives, believers in obama care. don't ever give up. it's never over. even the arrogance of alabama who thinks they can beat
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2013 12:00am EST
president obama agreeing it's time for a raise in the minimum wage. >> i'm going to keep pushing until we get a higher minimum wage for hard-working americans across the entire country. it will be good for our economy. >> but, as the unemployment rate is heading in the right direction, will this wage hike have jobs taking a hike? hi, everyone, this is "bulls and bears." let's get right to it. the bulls and bears.
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
as huge role in our markets and it will keep playing it. if obamacare screws up, that is good for the markets you're saying right? >> absolutely. i also want to say i want to thank president obama because of his ineffective policies why the market is at 16,000. i should be a die-hard left-of-center democrat because of his failed economic policies. if there is no interest like self-interest i should be riding the president massive checks. we have to remember that the administration does not create jobs. they create policies that is conducive to job creation. >> kent, we'll have to end it there. thanks so much. thanks for putting up with my questions. >> no problem. thank you. adam: thank you, charlie. we'll be right back. can reach , but there are no branches? 24/7. i'm sorry, i'm just really reluctant to try new things. really? what's wrong with trying new things? look! mommy's new vaum! (cat screech) you feel that in your muscles? i do... drink water. it's a long story. well, not having branches let's us give you great rates and service. i'd like that. a new way to bank. a better
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
his promise about being able to keep their plans. now with the obama care website kind of sort of working, the president is making his sales pitch to the american people again. >>> also in national news, we already know the train was going too fast. now we know the engineer says he was in a daze before it derailed. what else will we learn when investigators update us this hour on that deadly train crash in the bronx? >>> and the pop culture lead. johnny's in the -- thinking about the french government charging bob dylan for inciting hate? bob dylan? the times, indeed, are a changing. good afternoon, everyone, welcome to "the lead." great to be back with you. i'm jake tapper. we'll begin with the national lead for most of the year. paula deen held the award for worst public disaster, and obama care rolled out, bad headlines, frustrated customers. during that time president obama explained, and eventually apologized. the white house claiming healthcare.gov handled 1 million visitors without major issues, the president is launching a massive three-week-long blitz to entice americans
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
page on obama care today. the president will kick off a new three week campaign to refocus the public's attention to the positive aspects of the health care law. senior administration official -- >> even you can't keep a straight face. >> exactly. >> doesn't that say it all? >> a lot of times after the show seriously she will look at me -- we're all sitting here the president said this. she does this occasionally -- i got nothing. i got noing. >> i have hope. >> didn't julie andrews say that. >> don't you have to be nice. secondly i think you ought to listen to what i have to say bill kristol, senior administration officials tell politico the white house will target different benefits of the law each day. >> that's going to be a short campaign. >> roughly 100,000 people signed up for health insurance through the federal exchange last month. that's up from just under 27,000 people who successfully signed up for coverage in october. meanwhile the white house picked up a key legal victory yesterday as the supreme court said it would not hear a case challenging the laws employer ma
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